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Common Wood Nymph

Cercyonis pegala

Description:

Medium sized brown butterfly with distinctive eye pattern - most commonly seen member of this group - seen feeding on Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium

Habitat:

Large, sunny, grassy areas including prairies, open meadows, bogs, and old fields

Notes:

Seen feeding on Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium, South end of Holden Wildflower Garden, The Holden Arboretum, Lake County, Kirtland, OH

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

nice shot

Brian Parsons
Spotted by
Brian Parsons

Kirtland, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2012

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